We offer veterinary acupuncture for cats and dogs

Commonly Asked Questions

What are some symptoms and conditions that acupuncture may be able to treat?

  • Pain relief
  • Diseases
  • Healing from injuries
  • Relief from long-term discomfort

What is a typical range for the number of treatments required for a cat or dog receiving acupuncture?

  • Most cats need at least 2 sessions before you see a response
  • Most dogs need at least 3 sessions before you see a response
  • We like to provide treatment once a week for 2-3 weeks and then keep them on a maintenance regimen where we see them every few months 

Are there different types of acupuncture available for my pet?

  • Dry needling
  • Aquapuncture (placing sterile saline or B12 in the site)
  • Electroacupuncture (adding little electrical probes with very mild intensity)
  • Moxibustion (burning a specific type of wool near the acupuncture needle)

How long does a veterinary acupuncture treatment take?

  • We typically leave needles in for 15-30 minutes depending on the disease process, the patient's age and the severity of the disease.

If you have questions, you can call us directly at;(718) 267-7251,

or you can email us at [email protected]